Political Parties in Africa: Challenges for Sustained Multiparty Democracy

15 05 2007

URL: http://tinyurl.com/2dh4qu. “[…] a broad, comparative analysis of 27 African countries and 75 political parties, with the purpose of stimulating debate on the challenges faced by political parties in Africa. This International IDEA publication is especially aimed at political parties, scholars, policy makers and democracy assistance organizations working for political reform in Africa. The data it contains, assembled during 2004-06, was followed by national and sub-regional dialogue workshops between political parties, researchers and civil society. Legislative regulation of parties, women’s participation, funding of political parties, party democracy and party programmes and policies that represent and reflect the preferences of the people are high on the agenda for reform that emanated from the research and dialogue process.”




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